‘We really were naive, I suppose. More than I like to admit.’
On the anniversary of Kristallnacht, a historian shows how the ignorance and abuse of Holocaust history fuels the global resurgence of anti-Semitism
Not this time, anyway. But he is leading the fight against populist anti-Semitism on the left and the right.
A new digital exhibit, the 1938Projekt, catalogues the final days of European Jewry and shows how easy it is to become inured to the progression of a deteriorating situation
Thomas Feiger rebuilds what was lost in the Austrian capital
Seventy-nine years after Kristallnacht, ‘A Deadly Legacy,’ a new history of German Jewish soldiers during World War I, traces the origins of the European scapegoating that would engulf the continent some years later
Private letters to foreign relatives paint a harrowing picture of warnings largely unheeded
Bookworm: The dude of Philip Kerr’s ‘The Pale Criminal’ abides—Nazis
‘Incident at Vichy,’ a play about rounding up Jews and Roma, held lessons for Soviet Refuseniks
In Chicago, news of the murder of a 25-year-old Israeli woman reverberates
Ken Burns and others call it impressive, but the truth is less inspiring
A ‘60 Minutes’ segment, an archivist, and the enduring legacy of assumptions that there was no way to skirt the law
The parade was what my father first saw when he arrived from Nazi Germany
A woman in Germany claimed to have photos that could solve a mystery about my great-uncle’s death. But was she telling the truth?
A recent series of anti-Semitic attacks in Montreal hints at a new kind of internationally influenced hate crime in Quebec, a semi-autonomous province with a wave of Muslim immigrants